Sydney Quantum Academy (SQA) Domestic and International PhD Scholarships

Sydney Quantum Academy (SQA) Domestic and International PhD Scholarships

Programs Available

MRes Year 2 + PhD or PhD 

Reference Number

20201969 

Opening Date

31 Oct 2019 12am AEDT 

Closing Date

15 Dec 2019 12am AEDT 

Scholarship available to

International 

Description

The Sydney Quantum Academy scholarships are available to domestic and international PhD candidates working in the field of quantum science and technology at one of the partner universities of the Sydney Quantum Academy. Macquarie University is one of these partner universities.

The SQA scholarships recognise and foster outstanding postgraduate research degree candidates.

Domestic candidates:

The scholarship is comprised of the Tuition Fee Offset funded by the Research Training Program (RTP) and a Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (MQRES) Stipend.

The value and tenure of the scholarship is:

  • RTP Tuition Fee Offset; and
  • MQRES Stipend (living allowance)

This scholarship provides a stipend currently valued at a maximum of AUD $35,000 per annum (2019 rate, tax exempt).

The scholarship has been approved for a maximum of 4 years.

International candidates:

The scholarship is comprised of Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (MQRES) Tuition Fee Scholarship and Stipend.

The value and tenure of the scholarship is:

  • MQRES Tuition Fee Scholarship; and
  • MQRES Stipend (living allowance)

This scholarship provides a stipend currently valued at a maximum of AUD $35,000 per annum (2019 rate, tax exempt).

The scholarship has been approved for a maximum of 4 years.

All candidates (domestic and international):

NB. All candidates must also submit an EOI/application to Sydney Quantum Academy (SQA) by 15th December 2019. Please refer to the Sydney Quantum Academy website for details and the application form: https://sydneyquantum.org/scholarships/phd

Availability

This scholarship is available to eligible candidates to undertake the 4 year Sydney Quantum Academy PhD program.

To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants are expected to have a record of excellent academic performance and preferably, additional relevant research experience and/or peer-reviewed research activity in line with the University’s scholarship rating guidelines. Refer to the Rating Scholarship Applicants section for more information about these guidelines.

All scholarship holders are encouraged and expected to successfully pass the SQA PhD Experience Program as complementary educational course work to their research training.

Contact Details

Name: Assoc Prof Thomas Volz and Prof Gavin Brennen
Email: thomas.volz@mq.edu.au and gavin.brennen@mq.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 9850 8261

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